Sophos Benelux now open for business

Sophos Press Release

Sophos strengthens its presence in the Benelux region to offer stronger support to local partners and customers

Sophos, a world leader in protecting businesses against viruses, spyware and spam, has today announced the establishment of Sophos Benelux, a regional distributor based in Gorinchem, the Netherlands. This new distributorship will serve first-class Sophos products and services to customers in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.

Sophos has granted award-winning Dutch distributor CRYPSYS Data Security, one of Sophos's most long-standing and successful partners, the opportunity to establish and administer the day-to-day running of this new Benelux-wide distributorship. The new Sophos Benelux will provide its partners with technical support, marketing advice and product training, as well as give its partners and customers a single point of contact.

"We are delighted to represent Sophos Benelux," said Marnix van Meer, Director at Sophos Benelux. "Having worked with Sophos for more than fifteen years, we are very familiar with the company's ethos and product range. Not only will this office afford Sophos a stronger presence in the Benelux region, it also gives current and potential partners local access to vital business tools, such as support, marketing and training."

In the past fifteen years, the dedication and expertise of CRYPSYS has helped Sophos build an impressive customer base that includes Dutch organisations, government departments and universities.

"Sophos Benelux is ideally positioned to support our customers and partners across the region," said Steve Munford, Chief Operating Officer at Sophos. "Sophos takes a lot of pride in offering excellent service and products to its customers, and we are confident that Sophos Benelux will have great success."

Sophos Benelux is attending the Infosecurity tradeshow in Utrecht 9-10 November 2005, located on stand 03.B046.

About Sophos Benelux

Sophos Benelux, a Sophos distributorship located in Gorinchem, is dedicated to providing Sophos solutions and services to its partners, resellers and customers in the Benelux region. Sophos is a world leader in integrated threat management solutions, developing protection against viruses, spyware, spam and policy abuse for business, education and government.

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos’ complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Simple to deploy, manage, and use, Sophos’ award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions are backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K., and is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol “SOPH.” More information is available at